This article was automatically generated by MarketWatch using technology from Automated Insights.
Shares of Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) advanced 2.55% to $289.10 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 1.15% to 4,357.04 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 1.43% to 34,326.46. Microsoft Corp. closed $16.74 short of its 52-week high ($305.84), which the company achieved on August 20th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Apple Inc. (AAPL) rose 0.81% to $142.65, Alphabet Inc. Cl A (GOOGL) rose 2.14% to $2,730.86, and SAP SE ADR (SAP.XE) rose 0.67% to $135.95. Trading volume (28.7 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 21.9 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled October 1, 2021.
(END) Dow Jones Newswires
October 01, 2021 16:32 ET (20:32 GMT)
Copyright (c) 2021 Dow Jones & Company, Inc.